Student Threat Assessment Bibliography (Selected)
Research Papers, Articles, and Presentations

A Potential for Violent Injury. Oregon Health Trends.  Series 56, June 2000.

Courtwright, D. "Violence in America."  American Heritage Sept. 1996: 37-51.

DeWaal, F. Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Human and Other Animals.

Dwyer, K., Osher, D., and Warger, C. Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools.  Washington D.C.: U. S. Department of Education. 1998.

Fein, R. and Vossekuil, B. Protective Intelligence & Threat Assessment Investigations. U.S. Department of Justice. 1998.

Fein, R., Vossekuil, B., and Holden, G. Threat Assessment: An Approach to Prevent Targeted Violence. U.S. Department of Justice. 1995.

Forth, A., Kosson, D., and Hare, R.D. Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version. Toronto, Mental Health: Health System. 1996.

Frick, P., O'Brien, B., Wooten, J., and McBurnett, K. Psychopathy and Conduct Problems in Children. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 103, 4, 700-707. 1994.

Gelles, M., Sasaki-Swindle, K., Palarea, R.  Threat Assessment: A Partnership Between law Enforcement and Mental Health. Journal of Threat Assessment , Vol. 2 (1) 55-66.  2002.

Grossman, D. Teaching Kids to Kill: Classical Conditioning. Killology Research Group. 2000.

Grossman. D.  Trained to Kill: Are We Conditioning Our Children to Commit Murder? Killology Research Group.

Jenkins, P. Mommy's Little Monster: Does the Family Breed Serial Killers? Chronicles, 21-23. May 1999.

Johnson, E. Assessment of Violent and Potentially Violent Youth in the Schools. Oregon Forensic Institute.

Lynam, D., Early Identification of Chronic Offenders: Who is the Fledgling Psychopath? Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 120, 2, 209-234, 1996.

Meloy, R. Violence Risk and Threat Assessment. Specialized Training Services Publication, 2000.

Newman, K. Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings. Basic Books, 2004.

Oberlander, L.  Responding to Children and Youths Who Threaten Violence. University of Massachusetts.

O'Toole, M. The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.

Podles, L. The Vital Tradition of Manhood. The American Enterprise, March/April pp. 25-26. 1997.

Project MEGIDDO.  Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Department of Justice.

Pynchon, M.R., and Borum, R. Assessing Threats of Targeted Group Violence: Contribution from Social Psychology. Behavioral Sciences and the Law 17:339-355,1999.

Reddy, M., Borum, R., Berlund, J., Vossekuil, B., Fein, R., and Modzeleski. W. Evaluating Risk for Targeted Violence in Schools: Comparing Risk Assessment, Threat Assessment, and Other Approaches. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Psychology in the Schools, Vol. 38(2), 2001.

Reducing School Violence: Building a Framework for School Safety. Southeastern Regional Vision for Education and the Florida Department of Education with assistance from the Southeast Regional Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities.

Student Profiling. Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence.  Position paper #5.

Vellinden, S., Hersen, M., and Thomas, J. Risk Factors in School Shootings. Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon.

Violence: A Neglected Mode of Behavior.  Annuals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 364, 50-59. 1966.

Vossekuil, B., Reddy, M., and Fein An Interim Report on the Prevention of Targeted Violence in Schools.  U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center, U.S. Department of    Education, National Institute of Justice, 2000.

Walker, H., Irvin, C., Sprague, J. Violence Prevention and School Safety: Issues, Problems, Approaches and recommended Solutions. University of Oregon, 1997.


DeBecker, Gavin. The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1998.

DeBecker, Gavin. Protecting The Gift of Fear: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane).  New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1999.

Grossman, D. and DeGaetano G. Stop teaching our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence. Random House, 1999.

Loeber R. and Farrington, D. Serious and Violent Juvenile Offenders: Risk Factors and Successful Interventions. California: Sage Publications, 1998.

Mohandie, K.  School Violence Threat Management. Specialized Training Services, San Diego, California, 2000.

Newman, K.  Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings. Basic Books, 2004.

United States Secret Services and United States Department of Education / Fein R. et all.  Threat Assessment in Schools. Washington, D.C. May 2002.

United States Secret Services and United States Department of Education / Fein R. et all.

The Final Report and Findings of the Safe School Initiative:  implications for the Prevention of School Attacks in the United States. Washington D.C. May 2002.

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